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2 inch scale Fowler Z7 ploughing engine - stock code 6774

A 2 inch scale Fowler Z7 ploughing engine, built to John Haining's "Superba" design. Recently completed by an experienced engineer (the man was also responsible for the highly detailed Standard Class 4 we've got), it's been steamed on a few occasions but is largely in "ex-works" condition. Paint scheme is somewhat flamboyant compared to the conservatively-lined out black we normally see ploughing engines in, however the engine itself runs well and steams freely - there's a clip of it running in the worshop here.

TIG-welded copper boiler by Maxitrak, 90psi working pressure, feed by injector and mechanical pump. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Firth radial valve gear. Mechanical lubricator. The prototypically authentic superheaters are dummies.

Four shaft, two speed transmission with winding drum and coiling gear beneath boiler, driven from the crankshaft via a dog clutch.

One of the biggest engines Fowler made, even in 2 inch scale it's a large engine at over four feet long - if you need to get it up on a bench it's a four man lift!

scale 2 inch